Tag: gruevski
Macedonia 13.09.21 | 15:26

Albanian news sites note Zaev’s absence from Tetovo, compare with Gruevski’s support after the 2015 floods

Albanian news site Shqip Media called out Zoran Zaev for his decision to stay away from Tetovo after the catastrophic hospital fire there that killed 15 people. Zaev visited the city once, on the eve of the fire, and was not seen in public for two days afterwards. The site contrasts this with the approach...

Macedonia 25.07.21 | 11:12

Vucic: Under Gruevski, Macedonia used to take all the foreign investments bound for the Balkans, now they all come to Serbia

In a TV interview, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic spoke about how frustrated he was when, under Gruevski, Macedonia would take nearly all companies that were looking to invest in the Balkans. Five dozen significant manufacturing companies, mainly from the automotive industry, set up shop in Macedonia...

Macedonia 16.06.21 | 12:49

Nikola Gruevski issues a call for unity on the 31st anniversary of the founding of the VMRO-DPMNE party

Former VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski issued a call for unity in the party, as it celebrates its 31st anniversary with a gathering in Ohrid this evening. Party leader Hristijan Mickoski announced that he will make a major announcement at the gathering. The 181,000 members VMRO-DPMNE had at the time...

Macedonia 12.05.21 | 21:20

Gruevski: Zaev is torturing people to force them to give false testimonies against me

Former Prime Minister and VMRO leader Nikola Gruevski said that the Zaev regime is pressuring businessmen and both people he knows and doesn’t know to testify against him in new staged criminal trials. Gruevski, who received political asylum in Hungary because of the persecution he faced in Macedonia,...

Macedonia 27.04.21 | 20:30

Gruevski: SDSM provoked the April 27th incident

Former Prime Minister and VMRO leader Nikola Gruevski responded to the renewed allegations from the SDSM party over the April 27th 2017 incident in the Parliament. The issue of the incident when hundreds of protesters stormed the Parliament as SDSM and its Albanian coalition partners were staging an...

Macedonia 23.04.21 | 10:49

Gruevski: Macedonia lost dozens of potential manufacturing investments

Exports from the manufacturing companies drawn into Macedonia between 2007 and 2017 now total all other exports from businesses who were created and invested in all of our history, said former VMRO leader and Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski. In a comment he published today, Gruevski decries the sudden...

Macedonia 02.04.21 | 21:44

Zaev flounders, lies, as he tries to avoid scrutiny for his helicopter ride

Faced with public outrage after he took a police helicopter for a ride from Skopje to Prilep, Zoran Zaev tried a number of ways to deflect. First he came up with the explanation that the pilots have a mandated number of hours they need to spend in the air each month, and would have flown empty if it...

Macedonia 24.03.21 | 21:28

Gruevski: The persecution and media leaks from the regime are meant to distract the public

Former VMRO-DPMNE President and Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said that he expects additional raids against his family in Macedonia, conducted as a way to distract the public from the catastrophic failure by the Zaev regime to handle the coronavirus epidemic. Gruevski’s home was raided...

Macedonia 27.01.21 | 12:20

Citizens do not trust the census, see it as forced

A poll by the SIA VISTA institute shows that over half of the citizens do not trust the Zaev Government to hold a fair and competent census. Zaev is pushing for a census in April, and has accepted demands from ethnic Albanian parties that emigrants are counted as actual residents – a demand that...

Macedonia 20.01.21 | 22:37

Audio tape between Zaev and Verusevski causes a stir, Nikola Gruevski responds

A new audio leak has elevated political tensions in Macedonia. Published by muckraking journalist Zoran Bozinovski, it shows Prime Minister Zoran Zaev negotiating a deal in 2016 with former security chief Saso Mijalkov from the then still ruling VMRO-DPMNE party, through an intermediary. Brief excerpts...

Macedonia Economy 17.01.21 | 18:00

Vitanov: Zaev doesn’t care about foreign investments; if it weren’t for the companies Gruevski brought here, Macedonia would be bankrupt by now

The Zaev Government has completely given up on seeking foreign investments. I was critical of the previous Gruevski Government, but if it weren’t for the investments he brought to Macedonia, the country would be bankrupt by now, said economic analyst Zoran Vitanov. Since this Government has been...

Macedonia Sport 12.11.20 | 22:19

Gruevski congratulates to the Macedonian football team, points to all the hard work that got them to the European Championship

Former Prime Minister and VMRO leader Nikola Gruevski congratulated to the Macedonian national football team on its historic win that brings them to the European Championship. Congratulations for the first ever place in a European football championship. Congratulations to all the players who contributed...

Macedonia 19.10.20 | 15:46

State prosecutors reportedly begin another case against Nikola Gruevski

State prosecutors revealed more details about the charges announced this morning in an alleged money laundering case. The target is again former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, who already faces a dozen politically motivated cases initiated by the Zaev regime. In this instance, state prosecutors have...

Macedonia 11.10.20 | 17:31

Gruevski: We have more political prisoners now than under occupation in 1941

Macedonia has more political prisoners now than it did under occupation on October 11 1941, observed former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski in his statement on the occasion of the day celebrating the beginning of the World War Two uprising. Gruevski, who is himself a political emigre in Hungary and who...

Macedonia 25.09.20 | 15:37

Prosecutors acknowledged they are going after Mile Janakieski mainly because he was close to Gruevski

The decision by prosecutors to drop charges against Daniela Rangelova and two other defendants in the trial over the 2013 protests in Centar, opens the possibility for them to seek damages. Tens of thousands of euros in damages could be awarded for wrongful prosecution if the three defendants decide...

Macedonia 21.08.20 | 09:37

E-version of Nikola Gruevski’s book “Experiences for the future” goes on sale on Amazon

The English version of Nikola Gruevski’s doctoral thesis went on sale on Amazon. The Kindle edition of “Experiences for the future” covers the period of ambitious economic reforms Gruevski undertook in his years as Prime Minister, which turned Macedonia into a leading regional manufacturing...

Macedonia 17.08.20 | 20:01

Skopje court went out of its way to prevent the accused in a politically motivated trial to defend themselves

Judge Dusan Josifov made sure that the defense in one of the trials initiated by the Special Prosecutor’s Office has no chance to present its case. During a shocking hearing today, the judge refused all requests from the defense which could’ve allowed the defendants to have their side of...

Macedonia 21.07.20 | 22:35

Nikola Gruevski is no longer Honorary President of VMRO-DPMNE

According to new Statute and the adopted amendments of the party, Nikola Gruevski is no longer Honorary President of VMRO-DPMNE. Pance Toskovski, President of the Statutory Commission of VMRO-DPMNE, was asked tonight if Nikola Gruevski remains Honorary President of VMRO-DPMNE: No, according to this Statute...

Macedonia 07.07.20 | 23:12

Mid tirade against Gruevski, Mila Carovska was reminded that the candidate ahead of her on the SDSM list spent eight years as Gruevski’s adviser

SDSM official Mila Carovska painted herself in a corner during a debate with Timco Mucunski from VMRO-DPMNE, and was forced to make an embarrassing acknowledgement about Foreign Affairs Minister Nikola Dimitrov. Dimitrov is first and Carovska second on the SDSM list in the 1st electoral district. But...

Macedonia 17.06.20 | 11:00

Nikola Gruevski congratulates party members on the 30th anniversary of the VMRO-DPMNE founding

Nikola Gruevski, the now exiled former Prime Minister of Macedonia, congratulated on the members of his VMRO-DPMNE party on the 30th anniversary of its founding. Our party resurrected the ideals of the VMRO and placed them within a democratic and contemporary framework, at a time when the Macedonian...

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